Street Construction Closures

Stewart Drive and French Way

On Thursday, Jan. 21, and going through next week work will continue on Stewart Drive and French Way off Forrest Street and the side streets. Crews will close one lane at a time and utilize flashers to warn motorists. Please use caution in this area and watch for workers.

Areas off Forrest, Lindsay Lane & in Canebrake Jan. 22-27

Weather permitting, Reed Contracting has set the following schedule for work in Athens:

Friday, Jan. 22 - Mill the tie-ins on Vaughn Drive, Evans Drive, Winston Drive and French Way; pull the other lane on Stewart Drive; pave the stub roads leading to French Way.

Saturday, Jan. 23 - Cut the tie-ins on North Beaty Street; pave French Way.

Monday, Jan. 25 - Start edge milling Saratoga Drive, East Yorkshire Drive and Missy Leigh Lane; pave North Beaty Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 26 - Finish the milling on East Yorkshire Drive and Missy Leigh Lane; pave Saratoga Drive.

 Wednesday, Jan. 27 - Start milling in the Canebrake Subdivision; pave East Yorkshire Drive and Missy Leigh Lane.


Street closures due to events

These events have received permits:
  • None at this time.

ATRIP, TAP and other projects that will impact streets (estimated start dates)

The City of Athens coordinates with the Alabama Department of Transportation on these projects, and the dates are subject to change
  • Alabama 251 roundabout – Waiting to hear from State about start date.
  • U.S. 31/Pryor Street Sidewalk – Work is underway. Motorists should watch for crews working on the road side.
  • Elm Street Sidewalk - Recently approved. Going through bidding/planning process.